An Aeromexico Connect regional flight from Mexico City to Ciudad Obregón has declared an emergency just after departure.
Aeromexico Connect flight AM2062, an Embraer 190-100ER regional jet operating from Mexico City (MEX) to Ciudad Obregón (CEN) declared an emergency, squawking code 7700 shortly after departure.
The flight now appears to be negotiating a return to MEX.
Aeromexico AM2062 Mexico City
Aeromexico Connect flight AM2062 declared the emergency with squawk code 7700 whilst on climb through FL130 (13,000 feet) shortly after departing MEX.
The nature of the emergency prompting the return is not known. The flight has conducted a wide circuit and is on descent below 10,000 feet for a precautionary return to the departure airport.
Update 13:30 UTC
Flight AM2062 is now landed and clear at MEX, having expedited an immediate return after the emergency declaration.
Flight data shows the regional flight made an on-time departure from MEX at 06:41 CST and was setting course and climbing through FL130 when it declared the emergency and discontinued the climb at 13:10 UTC.
The aircraft conducting today’s AM2062 regional service to is an an Embraer 190-100AR registered XA-GAH; a 23-year old regional airliner belonging to the carrier Aeromexico, and operating under the regional Aeromexico Connect branding.
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